The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for iOS Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iOS Development over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
iOS Software Development
England / East of England
Rank 100 108 118
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10  
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 28 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.31% 0.57% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 0.71% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 5
Median daily rate £275 £356 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.80% +9.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £38.75 £45.60
% change year-on-year -4.51% -15.02%  

iOS Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1766 1974 2026
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.45% 80.90% 78.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1078 1178 1183
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 136 156
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +53.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.70 £56.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

iOS Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing iOS Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for iOS Development in the East of England

iOS Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing iOS Development in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS Development in the East of England

iOS Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS Development in the East of England over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iOS Development in the East of England

iOS Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for iOS Development in the East of England

iOS Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS Development in the East of England over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for iOS Development in the East of England

iOS Development
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iOS Development within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +6 16 £275 -31.25% 2
Bedfordshire +6 6 £350 +10.23% 1
Hertfordshire -5 4 £275 -31.25% 2
Cambridgeshire +5 2 £225 -40.00% 10
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for iOS Development.

1 54 (96.43%) Apple iOS
2 34 (60.71%) Objective-C
3 29 (51.79%) TDD
4 28 (50.00%) Apple Swift
5 26 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (44.64%) Android
6 25 (44.64%) Android Development
7 21 (37.50%) Mobile App
8 20 (35.71%) Core Animation
9 18 (32.14%) iOS SDK
9 18 (32.14%) Pair Programming
9 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (30.36%) Java
10 17 (30.36%) RESTful
11 16 (28.57%) XML
12 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
12 15 (26.79%) Software Engineering
12 15 (26.79%) Mentoring
13 14 (25.00%) HTML
14 13 (23.21%) MVC
14 13 (23.21%) Cocoa
14 13 (23.21%) Xcode
15 12 (21.43%) C++
15 12 (21.43%) Degree
15 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
16 11 (19.64%) Automated Testing
17 10 (17.86%) Core Data
17 10 (17.86%) Push Notifications
17 10 (17.86%) Jenkins
17 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (17.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) GitHub
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.57%) Office 365
3 2 (3.57%) Yammer
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.79%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) VoIP
1 4 (7.14%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.79%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.79%) CouchDB
2 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.79%) HBase
2 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.79%) Neo4j
2 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.79%) Redis
2 1 (1.79%) Riak
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Xcode
2 10 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 10 (17.86%) JUnit
3 3 (5.36%) JIRA
3 3 (5.36%) Subversion
General
1 9 (16.07%) Automotive
2 5 (8.93%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.36%) Finance
4 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.57%) Publishing
4 2 (3.57%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (100.00%) Developer
2 44 (78.57%) iOS Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Java Developer
4 12 (21.43%) Android Developer
4 12 (21.43%) Java Software Developer
5 11 (19.64%) iOS Android Developer
6 10 (17.86%) Senior Developer
6 10 (17.86%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (17.86%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 10 (17.86%) Senior Software Developer
7 8 (14.29%) Objective-C Developer
8 7 (12.50%) Applications Developer
9 5 (8.93%) C# Developer
9 5 (8.93%) Software Developer
9 5 (8.93%) Xamarin Developer
10 4 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
11 3 (5.36%) Java Android Developer
12 2 (3.57%) Agile Developer
13 1 (1.79%) C# .NET Developer
13 1 (1.79%) iOS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) Core Animation
2 18 (32.14%) iOS SDK
3 17 (30.36%) RESTful
4 16 (28.57%) XML
5 14 (25.00%) HTML
6 13 (23.21%) Cocoa
7 10 (17.86%) Core Data
7 10 (17.86%) iPhone SDK
7 10 (17.86%) JSON
8 5 (8.93%) Android SDK
9 4 (7.14%) HTML5
9 4 (7.14%) Web Services
9 4 (7.14%) Xamarin.iOS
10 2 (3.57%) COM
10 2 (3.57%) CSS
10 2 (3.57%) WebKit
11 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.79%) CSS3
11 1 (1.79%) Entity Framework
11 1 (1.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (17.86%) Animation
3 10 (17.86%) iPhone
4 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.57%) iPad
4 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 54 (96.43%) Apple iOS
2 25 (44.64%) Android
3 4 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) TDD
2 26 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (44.64%) Android Development
4 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (32.14%) Pair Programming
5 15 (26.79%) Mentoring
5 15 (26.79%) Software Engineering
6 13 (23.21%) MVC
7 11 (19.64%) Automated Testing
8 10 (17.86%) DevOps
8 10 (17.86%) OOA/OOD
8 10 (17.86%) OOD
8 10 (17.86%) Push Notifications
9 6 (10.71%) Scrum
10 4 (7.14%) IT Strategy
10 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (7.14%) Wireframes
11 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (3.57%) CRM
12 2 (3.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 34 (60.71%) Objective-C
2 28 (50.00%) Apple Swift
3 17 (30.36%) Java
4 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
5 12 (21.43%) C++
6 5 (8.93%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Adobe
2 7 (12.50%) Xamarin
3 3 (5.36%) SAP
4 2 (3.57%) Apple
4 2 (3.57%) Google
4 2 (3.57%) Infor
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.79%) Mapbox
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